Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) rose 43.630266597758% to USD 3.20 bil in Cameroon in 2017

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Cameroon | December 1, 2019
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Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.20 USD bil in 2017 in Cameroon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 43.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Cameroon reached an all time high of 3.68 USD bil in 2009 and an all time low of < 0.001 USD bil in 1997. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Central African Republic amounted to 0.363 USD bil, 0.009 USD bil in Chad, 0.965 USD bil in Gabon and 39.6 USD bil in Nigeria in 2017.

Cameroon has been ranked 94th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

FX reserves in a strict sense are "only" the foreign currency deposits and bonds held by central banks and monetary authorities.

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola USD bil 27.0 31.2 31.5 27.0 23.8
Benin USD bil 0.887 0.713 0.695 0.726 0.732 ... ...
Cameroon USD bil 3.20 3.38 3.47 3.17 3.54
Central African Republic USD bil 0.155 0.158 0.194 0.260 0.214
Chad USD bil 0.951 1.16 1.18 1.08 0.369
Congo USD bil 5.64 5.55 5.25 4.93 2.22
Dem. Republic of the Congo USD bil 1.27 1.63 1.68 1.56 1.22
Equatorial Guinea USD bil 3.05 4.40 4.57 2.91 1.21
Gabon USD bil 2.16 2.35 3.00 2.48 1.86
Niger USD bil 0.673 1.01 1.17 1.28 1.04 ... ...
Nigeria USD bil 35.2 46.4 45.4 36.7 28.3
Sudan USD bil 0.193 0.193 0.193 0.181 0.174